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Lymphedema in arm resulting from cosmetic brachioplasty
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I had an arm lift on March 20th. On May 3rd my right hand swelled and has stayed that way more or less. Has anyone else encountered this and were they able to reverse it?

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  Swelling after armlift
May 21, 2009 4:25 AM

Swelling after an armlift is not uncommon. It is caused by compression of veins and lymph vessels in the upper arm obstructing fluid return from the lower arm and hands. Since the hands (more)
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